Hawthorne Elementary School is located next to a large park in a progressive suburb of Ladner. The school prides itself on having friendly, cooperative children with a dedicated team of teachers and support staff plus an active parent community. The school’s code of conduct is: Take care of yourself, take care of others, and take care of this place.
Annual school events and activities include the Terry Fox Run, We Day, Volleyball and Basketball teams for Grades 6 & 7 students, Hoop Shoot Basketball Challenge (Grades 5-7), Grade 6 & 7 Band, Track & Field (Grades 4-7) and Sports Day. In addition, there are opportunities for intermediate students to develop responsibility by becoming involved in various school jobs such as crossing guard, lunchtime classroom monitor and office monitor.
Other events or activities may include:
- A school-wide garden program
- Grade 6 outdoor education experience at Camp Elphinstone
- Ski program for Gr. 7 students
- Lego club
- Big buddy activities
- Hockey events
- Christmas concert
- Spring fair
- A sensory room and zen garden (to help students develop self-regulation skills)